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[audio]Joanne Kyger Class Visiting Poets class 2 July 1977 - Kyger, Joanne
Joanne Kyger presents a class at Naropa Institute in which she reads the poetry of Simon Ortiz and Lewis MacAdams, listens to an interview done with Ortiz by MacAdams, and discusses Ortiz's ideas and poetics. This is tape 1 of 2.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 1 part 1 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is the second class in a series given by Joanne Kyger at the Naropa Institute in 1981 entitled Compassion for Place. Kyger looks heavily into Native American storytelling and poetry, focusing mainly on the plethora of Coyote Stories that are told in many different traditions, including here the Achomawi and Okanagan, and also on the works of native poets Jaime de Angulo and Simon Ortiz. This is class 1 of 12.
Downloads: 80
[audio]Joanne Kyger class, Experimental female writers, July, 1991. - Kyger, Joanne
A Joanne Kyger class on experimental female writers. Kyger discusses Mina Loy, Lorine Neidecker, and Gertrude Stein. She gives background on each, discusses their work, and places them in a timeline of female writers. The class concludes with a question and answer session.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger Class Visiting Poets class 2.2 July 1977 - Kyger, Joanne
Joanne Kyger concludes a class at Naropa Institute, in which she and her students discuss the analysis of words and sounds in poetry, rationality and anti-rationality, and exile vs. acceptance of one's place as a person and writer. This is tape 2 of 2.
Downloads: 130
[audio]Joanne Kyger Class Visiting Poets class 3 July 1977 - Kyger, Joanne
Joanne Kyger presents a class at Naropa Institute in which she and the students discuss the culture and language of the Vinacoteca, a Mayan group in Chiapas, with special focus on their beliefs about "power animals," or "animal spirit companions." Kyger then gives students an in-class writing assignment and students read their assignments. This is the third class in a servies. This is tape 1 of 2.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger Class Visiting Poets 2 Jul 77 - Kyger, Joanne
This is the second half of a class by Joanne Kyger from July 1977. In this class students read their assignments and there is class discussion. This is the third class in a servies. This is tape 2 of 2.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 3 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is class III of Compassion for Place, a series taught by Joanne Kyger at the Naropa Institute in 1981. Kyger continues to discuss Coyote and read Coyote stories, but widens the discussion to its image as the trickster, and how Coyote can also be female. She reads from Snyder's The Old Ways, and talks about his Coyote Journal. A large part of the recording focuses on students in the class reading their nature-based assignments, created by visiting the same individual outdoor space alone over...
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[audio]Jena Osman, Bob Perelman, Mei Mei Bersenbrugge, and Joanne Kyger reading, June, 2001. - Kyger, Joanne
Second half of a poetry reading with Jena Osman, Bob Perelman, Mei Mei Bersenbrugge, and Joanne Kyger. Kyger reads from her book, Again. (Continued from 00P025)
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 2 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is class II of a series taught by Joanne Kyger at the Naropa Institute in 1981 entitled Compassion for Place. Kyger continues to discuss Coyote in brief, but focuses the main part of the class on the poetry of Native American poet Simon Ortiz, which she reads extensively for about 40 minutes with light discussion of the work intermittently. This is class 2 of 12.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 7 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
Kyger has the class read the work they wrote in reponse to assignments on the coyote story and compassion for place. She also lectures on Maria Sabina and reads some of her work. This is class 7 of 12.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 5 October 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
A class, "Beat And Other Rebel Angel's," taught by Joanne Kyger October 30, 1991. Tape 2 of 2, Kyger begins with a class read through of Whalen's poem "To The Muse," and ends with a brief discussion of Philip Whalen's novels.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 8 November 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
Joanne Kyger class on William S. Burroughs. She provides a detailed account of his life growing up in St. Louis his being sent to private school and graudation from Harvard. She recounts that he first began writing at the age of 14 and knew he was a homosexual at a young age. She gives anecdotal stories of Burroughs. Tells of his wife Joan Vollmer whom he shot in the head and some about his son William Jr...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 10 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is class 10 in Joanne Kyger's summer of 1981 series Compassion for Place. In this class Kyger talks about hallucinogenic experiences in tribal culture - the experience of group mind, and has the class try to talk about their experience of this in an exercise they did with drums over the weekend. She also reads native Tai Maidu (CA Native American tribe) Mountain Lion stories. This is class 10 of 12.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 11 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is class 11 in Joanne Kyger's summer of 1981 series Compassion for Place. In this class Kyger lectures on "Maya Land," the remaining peoples of the Chiapas Mexico-Guatemala borders, with particular emphasis on the Tzotzil speakers. She reads stories from their mythology, and some of her own works from her visit to the area, and discusses the fusion of their iconography with that of Christianity...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 1 June 1977 - Kyger, Joanne
Joanne Kyger concludes a class by reading Simon Ortiz's "The saga of coyote" and discussing its parallels in Western culture and mythology. This is tape 2 of 2.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 9 November 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
In this class Kyger finishes discussing Burroughs, and students read their papers. Kyger reads Burroughs' poem Thanksgiving Day 11-28-86. John Weiners is introduced with a detailed biography on him and his growing mental illness. Two poems from his Hotel Wentley collection, Poem for record players and Poem for painters, are read aloud by students. Kyger then gives a detailed biography of Bob Kaufman, and reads All those ships that never sailed from his book Ancient rain '56-'76...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 12 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is the 12th class in Joanne Kyger's series on Compassion in Place. She focuses on various shamanic practices, in particular the use of crystals and medicine bags and reads certain myths/fables. This is class 12 of 12.
Downloads: 141
[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 2 October 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
A workshop, "Beat And Other Rebel Angel," taught by Joanne Kyger at the Naropa Institute October 1991. Kyger continues speaking about and discussing the work of the poet Jack Spicer focusing on Spicer's book "Admonitions."
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[audio]Joanne Kyger lecture on the poet as historical investigator. - Kyger, Joanne
A lecture with Joanne Kyger discussing Native American folklore and folklorists, focusing on stories from her native California.
Keywords: New American Poetry; West Coast poetry; ecopoetics
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 1 October 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
A workshop, "Beat And Other Rebel Angels," taught by Joanne Kyger at the Naropa Institute October 1991. Kyger speaks extensively about the poet Jack Spicer; his work, his life and his death. Along the way Kyger comments on various central and ancillary figures populating the San Francisco Northbeach scence at mid-century.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 7 November 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
Joanne Kyger class disscussing and listening to the soundtrack of the film "Pull My Daisy" written by Jack Kerouac and produced by Robert Frank and Albert Leslie with characters played by Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky and narrated by Jack Kerouac. Related tapes 91P183-91P195.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 3 October 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
A classroom lecture, "Beat And Other Rebel Angels," delivered by Joanne Kyger October 22, 1991. Continuing her lecture series Kyger gives an "oral biography" of the poet Gary Snyder.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger Class Visiting Poets class 4 July 1977 - Kyger, Joanne
Part one of a class traught by Joanne Kyger in July 1977. In this class Joanne reads from her South Sea journals. She makes additional personal notes on the journals and the class discusses what she has read. This is the 4th class in a series.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger lecture on Gertrude Stein July 1991 - Kyger, Joanne
A class discussion led by Joanne Kyger on Gertrude Stein, July 1991. The biography of Stein from birth until death is based on a book by John Malcolm Brinnin called "The Third Rose: Gertrude Stein and Her Work." Biography includes major works and inspirations as well as personal anecdotes about Stein's life.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class, Poet as historical investigator, part 1, July, 1986. - Kyger, Joanne
First lecture in Joanne Kyger's class on the poet as historical investigator, given as part of Naropa Institute's 1986 Summer Writing Program. Kyger explains the title of her lecture, quoting Ed Sanders on poetry's responsibility for the description of history. Kyger says that the "who am I" approach to poetry gets tedious, and that history is story. Most of the lecture focuses on the life and work of anthropologist and linguist Carobeth Tucker Laird...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger class 8 June 1981 - Kyger, Joanne
This is class 8 in the series Compassion for Place taught by Joanne Kyger at the Naropa Institute in the summer of 1981. Kyger talks about the Dogribs, part of the Athapaskan clan, their use of the poisonous mushroom amanita muscaria, the problem of new age white shamanism, esp. in poetry, and various Native American poets. She also reads her own work and talks about her time in Puerto Rico traveling with Peter Warshall, and mentions many poets and writers and their works including Jung, and Art...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger beat rebel angels class 6 November 1991 - Corso, Gregory; Kyger, Joanne
This section of Beat and other Rebel Angels course taugh by Joanne Kyger in 1991 begins with students reading papers based on their learnings of Lew Welch. Joanne then proceeds to give a detailed account of Gregory Corso's life with anecdotal stories interspersed. She talks of his incarceration and first finding literature and writing while in Clinton jail and how he first met Allen Ginsberg. The students then read Corso's poem "Marriage." A tape of Corso reading his poems "All Survived," "High,...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger and Lorenzo Thomas reading, July, 1989. - Kyger, Joanne; Thomas, Lorenzo
Joanne Kyger and Lorenzo Thomas readings. Kyger reads "Bolinas fog," "For the San Francisco Zen Center," "An Adonis springtime poem," "From the Jataka Tales," "Narcissus," " Take it o moon on the run," and others. Thomas reads "The leopard," "Cameo in sudden light," "Not gonna take it," "Chased passions," "House of red lights," and others.
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[audio]Joanne Kyger lecture, The life and work of Gary Snyder, July, 1990. - Kyger, Joanne; Snyder, Gary
Second half of a Joanne Kyger class on Gary Snyder's work. She discusses his life, his interest in Zen, and the journals included in his book Earth Household. Part way through the class, Snyder appears in person. He and Kyger discuss mythology and literature. Snyder reads and discusses his work and Kyger reads some of her poetry. (Continued from 90P042)
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[audio]Andrew Schelling, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Peter Warshall, and Joanne Kyger panel, Dharma and eco-poetics, June, 1996. - Kyger, Joanne; Schelling, Andrew; Warshall, Peter; Wilson, Peter Lamborn
Second half of a panel on Dharma and eco-poetics, chaired by Andrew Schelling at Naropa's Summer Writing program, with Joanne Kyger, Peter Lamborn Wilson, and Peter Warshall. Schelling asks the panel to look at strategies for writers interested in environmental issues. Wilson and Warshall talk about the politics of environmentalism. Kyger points out that ecology begins at home with a "Zen awareness" of the household...
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[audio]Joanne Kyger, Nathaniel Mackey, William Corbett, and Anselm Hollo reading, Poetics: American mythology, July, 1993. - Collom, Jack; Corbett, William; Hollo, Anselm; Kyger, Joanne; Mackey, Nathaniel
First half of a Naropa Institute faculty poetry reading, with Joanne Kyger, Anselm Hollo, Nathaniel Mackey, and Bill Corbett. (Continues on 93P054)
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[audio]Joanne Kyger, Eleni Sikelianos, Akila Oliver, and Anne Waldman, panel, Cultural activism and writing, June, 2003. - Kyger, Joanne; Oliver, Akilah; Sikelianos, Eleni; Waldman, Anne
The opening panel of week three of the 2003 Naropa Summer Writing Program, featuring Eleni Sikelianos, Joanne Kyger, Akilah Oliver, and Anne Waldman discussing cultural activism and writing.
Downloads: 160
[audio]Andrew Schelling, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Peter Warshall, and Joanne Kyger panel, Dharma and eco-poetics, June, 1996. - Kyger, Joanne; Schelling, Andrew; Warshall, Peter; Wilson, Peter Lamborn
First half of a panel on Dharma and eco-poetics, chaired by Andrew Schelling at Naropa's Summer Writing program, with Joanne Kyger, Peter Lamborn Wilson, and Peter Warshall. Schelling asks the panel to look at strategies for writers interested in environmental issues. Wilson and Warshall talk about the politics of environmentalism. Kyger points out that ecology begins at home with a "Zen awareness" of the household...
Downloads: 310
[audio]Faculty reading with Kizershot, Bye part 2 June 2002 - Brown, Lee Ann; Kyger, Joanne; Torn, Tony
Joanne Kyger reads an assortment of pieces, including a prose piece made up of letters from Philip Whalen, excerpts from her series "Shine It On, for Larry Fagin," and "The Toke Princess." Lee Ann Brown and Tony Torn read several poems including "The Baby in the Wheelchair" and sonnets. Lee Ann also sings several songs, including "The Ballad of Susan Smith." This is part 2 of 2.
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[audio]Peter Warshall, Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, Joanne Kyger, and Tom Raworth reading, June, 1999. - Bellamy, Dodie; Killian, Kevin; Kyger, Joanne; Raworth, Tom; Warshall, Peter
A reading with Naropa faculty members Joanne Kyger, Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, Tom Raworth, and Peter Warshall. Many of the readings are dedicated to friends who have passed on, including Naropa teacher Rick Fields. Joanne Kyger reads from her history of the Buddhist teacher Naropa as well as a poem by Rick Fields. Dodie Bellamy reads from "The letters of Mina Harker." Kevin Killian reads his poetry including some poems written in response to the AIDS epidemic...
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[audio]Peter Warshall, Sam Hamill, Janet Rodney, Joanne Kyger, and Andrew Schelling panel, June, 1995. - Hamill, Sam; Kyger, Joanne; Rodney, Janet; Schelling, Andrew; Warshall, Peter
A panel on dharma and eco-poetics with Janet Rodney, Sam Hamill, Joanne Kyger, and Peter Warshall, chaired by Andrew Schelling. The panel discusses the information age; busy-ness and doing nothing; the ecology of paper production; nature, and conscientious objection to overpopulation and capitalism; English language nature writing; and the disconnection from nature in English language poetry. A question and answer period concludes the panel.
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[audio]Eco-poetics panel. - Collom, Jack; Kyger, Joanne; Schelling, Andrew; Waldman, Anne; Warshall, Peter
Wide ranging panel discussion on topics of ecology, dharma, enviornmental protection, the language and stories of those realms, and their implications for new writing.
Keywords: New American Poetry; West Coast poetry; spirituality and literature; activism
Downloads: 453
[audio]Women and the Beats panel, June, 2000. - Hawkins, Bobbie Louise; Jones, Hettie; Kyger, Joanne; Vega, Janine Pommy
A panel of four women writers from the Beat Generation, including Joanne Kyger, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Hettie Jones, and Janine Pommy Vega, discuss their own work and influences as well as the context and history of the Beat Generation, and their role within that context.
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[audio]Jena Osman, Bob Perelman, Mei Mei Bersenbrugge, and Joanne Kyger reading, June, 2001. - Berssenbrugge, Mei-Mei; Kyger, Joanne; Osman, Jena; Perelman, Bob
First half of a poetry reading with Jena Osman, Bob Perelman, Mei Mei Bersenbrugge, and Joanne Kyger. Osman reads from "Press scrutiny." Bersennbrugge reads from her book, Nest, and Perelman reads "Fake dream: the library," "Today's lament," "Ode to James Fennimore Cooper," and others. (Continues on 01P026)
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[audio]Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Eleni Sikelianos, Harryette Mullen, Steven Taylor, Renee Gladman panel, June, 2002. - Gladman, Renee; Kyger, Joanne; Mullen, Harryette; Sikelianos, Eleni; Taylor, Steven; Waldman, Anne
Second half of a panel with Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Eleni Sikelianos, Harryette Mullen, Steven Taylor, Renee Gladman. This section contains the remainder of the question and answer session. Topics discussed include gendered grammar and syntax, the feminization of America, the commodification of sex, and the patriarchy. (Continued from 02P031)
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[audio]Panel on counter-poetics and opposition, July, 1992. - Baraka, Amiri; Ginsberg, Allen; Kyger, Joanne; Waldman, Anne; Wilson, Peter Lamborn
First half of a panel on counter-poetics and opposition with Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Amiri Baraka, Allen Ginsberg, and Peter Lamborn Wilson. Waldman begins by reading an excerpt from Columbus's journal describing how easy it will be to exploit the people of the Americas. She proposes a program for incorporating political activism into poetics. The panelists make individual statements about counter-poetics and move to more open discussion...
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[audio]Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Eleni Sikelianos, Harryette Mullen, Steven Taylor, Renee Gladman panel, June, 2002. - Gladman, Renee; Kyger, Joanne; Mullen, Harryette; Sikelianos, Eleni; Taylor, Steven; Waldman, Anne
First half of a panel with Anne Waldman, Joanne Kyger, Eleni Sikelianos, Harryette Mullen, Steven Taylor, and Renee Gladman. Waldman reads "Sister arise and vocalize: is there anyone under that chador?" Kyger discusses modernist women poets. Sikelianos reads "Yo, self / yo, maximus." Mullen discusses categories, forms, and perceptions. Taylor discusses Claude Levi-Strauss, Simone de Beauvoir, Julia Kristeva...
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